About the Avery Transmissions

About the Avery Transmissions

Stepping back and breaking the fourth wall, I wanted to share some thoughts on the Avery transmissions which I’ve been dropping in my podcast amongst the more “regular” interview episodes. You can listen to the Avery-specific episodes here: These started as design fiction-adjacent musings on what street furniture might look like in the near future…

010 Julian Bleecker – A Little Bit More Curious

010 Julian Bleecker – A Little Bit More Curious

Julian is one part of the team behind Near Future Laboratory, a design-led innovation practice, who invented design fiction as a thing and practice. When not designing and publishing books, podcasts, and doing consulting, he runs the Near Future Laboratory Discord, a Hypercollaborative where people come together to practice the craft of futuring and design fiction.

We speak about how to balance structure’s need for managed expectations, and imaginations need to jam. How listening to each other and trust in one’s self and each other can make beautiful things. How making things is our differentiator.